Electrolux Italia S.p.A., with almost 4.600 employees, is a historic European leader in household appliances sector covering products research, design and manufacturing. The Company is part of the Electrolux Group, a global leader in household appliances and similar equipment for professional use, which sells more than 60 million of products in 150 countries. Electrolux Group products include refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines cookers, vacuum cleaner and air-conditioners, sold under estimated brands such as Electrolux, AEG, Zanussi, Anova, Westinghouse and Frigidaire. Electrolux Italia, thanks to its consolidated know-how and the presence of several R&D centres, is one of the most important contributor to the Group’s leadership in Europe and world-wide in terms of innovation and refined product design, the high quality of appliances and the manufactured volumes (4 millions). The Global Connectivity and Technology Center, the unit that will be involved in the project, is responsible for driving innovation in the key technology domains and bridging the gap with R&D units and factories requirements, in the areas of electronics, robotics & artificial intelligence, user experience, digital processes, materials, hygiene, acoustics and sustainable solutions. GC&T also works for expanding business-oriented cooperation through the Open Innovation unit and in close interaction with leading universities and research institutes. Electrolux Italia belongs to the Electrolux Group, a multinational organization with 55000 people in 60 countries, that delivers every years more than 60 millions products in >150 different Markets. The aggregated Electrolux turnover is 121 bSEK (11.7 b€).
Our main tasks in CO-ADAPT and how we fit in
ELUX will make available to CO-ADAPT important knowledge on programs for ageing workers and wellbeing in the workplace in general. ELUX contribute with an important view as a large European employer. In particular ELUX will:
- Contribute to T1.3 Knowledge base of recommendations and change strategies for active ageing
- Provide an important perspective as employer for T1.5 Consolidating a CO-ADAPT framework for active ageing
- Provide insights and advice for T2.2 Participatory scenario development for the CO-ADAPT application
- Contribute to standardization and exploitation activities in WP7